President Obama's second Inaugural Address used soaring language to reaffirm America's commitment to the dream of equality of opportunity: "We are true to our creed when a little girl born into the bleakest poverty knows that she has the same chance to succeed as anybody else, because she is an American; she is free, and she is equal, not just in the eyes of God but also in our own."
These days, political historians are about the only ones who know who Daniel Ellsberg is. That's because his heyday, so to speak, took place more than 40 years ago.
First they map your brain. And by you, I mean everybody.
President Obama plans to use military drones in the skies over the United States to assassinate journalists, patriots and critics of his administration. That's the inescapable conclusion from the emerging pattern of evidence now publicly available -- keep reading for details.
I predicted two months before the November 2012 presidential vote that, should Barack Obama be re-elected, “the coldest treatment of Israel ever by a U.S. president will follow.”
Two states took the plunge: Colorado and Washington State recently voted to decriminalize possession, if you are over 21, of small amounts of marijuana (although you still can't smoke it in public there). But the White House is warning that these state moves are in violation of federal law – the Controlled Substances Act – which the government gives notice it intends to continue to enforce.
Without fanfare, President Obama has reauthorized a law that allows the U.S. government to conduct surveillance on overseas activities of suspected spies and terrorists.
Even as President Obama searches for a way to take away your right of self-defense in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, guns his own administration let "walk" across the border into the hands of Mexican drug gangs continue to show up at crime scenes both north and south of the border.
And now that Mr. Obama has been re-elected, “I’m elated,” said Dr. Chalfie, a professor of biological sciences at Columbia who shared the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2008. “I was particularly happy that in his victory speech, he again emphasized the importance of science and education.”